Recycle Utah

The Recycle Utah Board of Directors has named Carolyn Wawra as the orgnazation's new executive director. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Recycle Utah continues to grow every year and had the biggest ever collections in 2016 but Director Insa Reipin still has to regularly remind residents about exactly what is handled in the Summit County Curbside Recycling Program and what has to go to Recycle Utah on Woodbine Way. Carolyn Murray has this:

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After 17 years at the helm, Recycle Utah Director Insa Riepen has announced her resignation. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Recycle Utah’s appeal for this year is to “do it all”.  Conserve water, recycle more and stop idling. The center has just come off of the biggest holiday recycling effort ever.  Carolyn Murray has more on their monthly update with KPCW.

En el programa de Cada Domingo, Jorge Rodriguez habla con Molly Brooks, quien trabaja con asuntos comunitarios de Recycle Utah. Da muchas sugerencias acerca del reciclaje y como hacerlo mejor.   

In Cada Domingo, Jorge Rodriguez speaks with Molly Brooks, who works with Recycle Utah's community affairs and communication.  She gives many suggestions about how to best recycle.  

Recycle Utah Offers New Programs for Summit County

Dec 28, 2016

Recycle Utah has served the residents of Summit County since 1991.  They have collection and reuse programs and they offer education and workshops.  There are a couple of new programs RU is bringing to residents of Summit County.    Carolyn Murray has more. 

Recycle Utah Offers Holiday Garbage Tips

Dec 28, 2016

With the holidays in full swing, Recycle Utah shares with KPCW listeners some reminders about the best way to manage your garbage including all those ribbons and bows.  There are also some everyday rules about recycling and Carolyn Murray has a report on that.

Recycle Utah is now accepting skis, snowboards, and poles for recycling.  For more info, contact Recycle Utah, your non-profit recycling center, at 435-649-9698 or visit www.recycleutah.org.

On today's Local News Hour, host Renai Bodley talks to Valley Behavioral Health director Dodi Wilson about Monday night's community forum on teen substance abuse and suicide prevention.  Then Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing, previews tomorrow's ribbon cutting of a new affordable apartment project in Kimball Junction, "Richer Place Apartments."   And finally, Insa Riepen with Recycle Utah gives the lowdown on how you should get rid of unused prescription medications and why flushing them down the toilet isn't an option you should exercise.

courtesy of Recycle Utah

If something doesn't happen soon, Recycle Utah's future could be that of an education and advocacy organization - without a recycling center.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher explains:

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